Rak Free Trade Zone – General Information
Ras Al Khaimah, only 45 minutes from business hub Dubai, is fast becoming the investment destination by choice of investors from across the globe.
With access to over 2 billion consumers and awarded “Best Emerging Free Zone” for the second year running, Ras Al khaimah Free Trade Zone (RAKFTZ) has already developed into a world-class business hub with state-of-the-art infrastructure and hi-tech facilities for industrial growth and development in less than ten years of its inception. The Free Zone, offers customized support services to its investors. It is one of the most cost-effective free zones in the region and most importantly, it offers an absolutely trouble-free, customer-friendly environment, which is very important for the success of any enterprise.
RAK FTZ through its marketing and awareness campaign has created a name for itself known around the world. It has registered more than 4500 companies that originate from 106 countries worldwide. RAK FTZ’s customers are coming from different markets in Middle East, Europe, North America & Asia just to mention a few.
Ras Al Khaimah Free Trade Zone Authority has created a system of four unique Free Zone Parks that will suit and serve every investor according to their requirements. The Four Parks concept includes the Business Park, Industrial Park, and Technology Park & Al Ghail Park, offering the offices, equipped warehouses & Land facilities. Situated at different locations across the Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah, each Park caters to the specific business interests and activities of the RAK FTZ investors. Despite the abundance of Free Zones in the UAE, the geographic location and proximity of Port Saqr positions Ras Al Khaimah Free Trade Zone as the first port of call for all northern emirates. An efficient attention to administration procedures ensures ease of trans-shipment and swift access to countries around the world. Port Saqr is closer to the main shipping lane traversing the Strait of Hormuz, and it is the closest emirate to all of the northern markets such as Iran and the CIS, Pakistan, India and within easy reach of China and the Far East.
RAK Free Trade Zone Facilities & Services: The RAK Free Trade Zone Business Park
The Business Park is located in the central business district of the city, close to the modern RAK Exhibition Centre, Hilton Hotel & Beach Club and Al Manar Shopping & Entertainment Mall.
It caters to the needs of the clients with their requirement of sophisticated offices in a well developed business center.The RAK Business Centre is a free zone facility which gives investors an opportunity to start a business with no hassles. Some of the key features of the RAK Business Centre are the furnished, fully-functional and ready-to-use offices, flexi-offices (shared office) & flexi-desks (shared desk) in various locations rendered in consistence with the investors’ convenience. All of these are offered at highly cost-effective rates.
It offers all of the facilities required by international businesses:
- Superior telecommunications offered by Etisalat
- Modern airport connections to 25 countries
- Excellent port facilities at Port Saqr – only 25 kilometres from Ras Al Khaimah
- Close proximity to the emirates of Dubai and Sharjah.
Rak Free Trade Zone Park
Located along the Ras Al Khaimah coastal road approximately 15 km north of Ras Al Khaimah and immediately adjacent to Hulaylah Island, which is approximately 6 km from Saqr Port. It is developed for construction of Heavy Industries & Warehousing and incorporates abundant energy supply. Plot sizes are provided to suit individual client requirements and are fully serviced with water, electricity and telecommunications. The facilities include On-site employee accommodation, Custom Office, Operation Supportive Services Centre & other administrative and service support centre located within the Park.
The RAK Free Trade Zone Technology Park
Located at South of Ras Al Khaimah, The Technology Park close proximity to Dubai via the Emirates Road, which is also well known as center of attraction for the business community and in close proximity to the Ras Al Khaimah International Airport.
Covering an area of 100 hectares, it is located opposite 5 Star resorts with an 18-hole golf course (Al Hamra village & resort). It is sited in a rapidly expanding area devoted to Light Industries & automated manufacturing and capital intensive quality lifestyle projects.
Al Ghayl Industrial Park
Covers an area of 400 hectares and it catered for the heavy industries that deal with the construction market such as steel fabrication. It has a strategic location since it is close to Sharjah & Fujairah. The park is still under development and contains different size of plots that suit various companies’ size.
Dedicated Innovation & Promotion Centers (locations& Facilities)
RAKFTZ have Business Centers situated in 4 locations enabling us to render our best services at any place and at anytime.
RAK Business Center in the Business Park (Ras Al Khaimah)
The RAK Business Center, the state of the art center and one-stop-shop of professional services for individuals and organizations in business in the UAE and in the region
RAK Business Center has the latest technology and a wide range of facilities and services supported by qualified and experienced staff with an emphasis on pro-active customer service.
RAK Businessmen Centre in Fairmont (Dubai)
One of the fastest growing cities in the world, Dubai is considered to be the commercial hub of the UAE and offers unlimited business opportunities. Dubai’s infrastructure and services match international levels which offer an excellent business environment and all advantages of a highly developed economy. Located on the seventh floor of The Fairmont Dubai; the Business Center offers one-stop shop facilities to businessmen. The Business Center provides you all the support you need to make your operations highly successful by assisting you in obtaining necessary licenses, providing fully furnished office space, conference facilities, front desk secretarial services, marketing services, call-center services, mail forwarding services and other administrative services.
RAK FTZ Promotion & Innovation Centre in Twin Towers (Dubai)
Located in Twin Towers, it’s a private company managed by the RAK Free Trade Zone. The mission of this center is to provide wide range of services that are comprehensive and yet flexible enough to suit all your individual business requirements. The center with its state-of-the-art internal design offers everything for your successful business operation in UAE with the lowest possible hidden charges.
RAK FTZ Promotion & Innovation Centre in Abu Dhabi Mall (Abu Dhabi)
A liaison office of Ras Al Khaimah (RAK) Free Trade Zone in Abu Dhabi and can provide you with the services below at no cost:
- Professional Consultancy about the different options and facilities for Setting Up Company in RAK Free Trade Zone.
- Professional Assistance in Setting up Free Zone Companies in RAK Free Trade Zone.
- Customer Service Point for the convenience of existing RAK Free Trade Zone clients.
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